Affiliate Professor, School of Social Work
University of Washington
CSDE Research Areas:
- Demographic Measurements and Methods
- Wellbeing of Families and Households
In the News:
- Brown-bag Talk with Dan Goldhaber: Tracing the Evolution of Teacher Quality Gaps in U.S. Public Schools (5/22/2017)
- Dan Goldhaber Comments on Teacher Shortages and Pay for The Associated Press (9/4/2019)
- Dan Goldhaber Discusses Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Education Initiatives (10/31/2017)
- Dan Goldhaber on U.S. Teacher Shortages (8/29/2017)
- Spotlight on CSDE Affiliate, Dan Goldhaber (9/16/2020)
- Goldhaber Cited in the 2022 Economic Report of the President (4/29/2022)
- New Research From Goldhaber on the Impact of Interventions in High School on College Outcomes (1/29/2023)
Dr. Dan Goldhaber is the Director of the Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR) and an Affiliate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. He is also the Director of the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) and a Vice-President at American Institutes of Research (AIR). Dan previously served as an elected member of the Alexandria City School Board from 1997-2002, as an Associate Editor of Economics of Education Review and an editor of Education Finance and Policy.
Dan’s work focuses on issues of educational productivity and reform at the K-12 level, the broad array of human capital policies that influence the composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce, and connections between students’ K-12 experiences and postsecondary outcomes. Topics of published work in this area include studies of the stability of value-added measures of teachers, the effects of teacher qualifications and quality on student achievement, and the impact of teacher pay structure and licensure on the teacher labor market. Previous work has covered topics such as the relative efficiency of public and private schools, and the effects of accountability systems and market competition on K-12 schooling.